Marcotulli-Varela Duo

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Last Show: Tuesday 5 th November 2019

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Join the adventurous journey of the meeting of Rita Marcotulli and Israel Varela, a continuous research of those sounds that are the basis of the whole history of jazz. Experimenting also with flamenco, Arabic and Indian music. Rita, an artist who has played with Pat Metheny, Pino Daniele, Palle Danielson, Dewey Redman, Billy Cobham, Peter Erskine, world of cinema (Ciak d'Oro, Nastro d'Argento and David di Donatello for the best soundtrack of Basilicata Coast to Coast by Rocco Papaleo). Israel Varela, a drummer, composer and also the voice of the duo. Varela has played with music greats like Charlie Haden, Yo Yo Ma, George Benson, Mike Stern, Victor Bailey, Pino Daniele, and even flamenco with artists like Diego.